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You think red is red, blue is blue, and green is green, right? Alumnus Raja Bala has built a career on vastly different assumptions. In the field of color theory, there’s plenty of room for innovation. A principal color scientist at Xerox, Dr. Bala has developed more than 100 patents in color imaging. Nearly 30 more are in the works. “A color scientist tries to understand […]
Through generous support from our alumni, parents, and friends, The University of Texas at Arlington is able to significantly enhance its facilities, strengthen research programs, and provide countless opportunities for students. In the 2012 fiscal year, nearly 6,500 donors made gifts and pledges totaling more than $18.8 million. This represents a 25.8 percent increase in giving over last year and is the highest total for […]
A professor emeritus in the Physics Department, Truman Black died Sept. 12 in Arlington. He was 74. Dr. Black retired in 2011 after 45 years on the UT Arlington faculty. A pioneer in solid-state research, he generated millions of research dollars for students and equipment, helped create physics graduate programs, and wrote more than 100 publications. He was known for his liquid nitrogen demonstrations that […]
Longtime radio and TV personality Alex Burton died Sept. 13 in Dallas. He was 80. A 1981 UT Arlington Distinguished Alumnus, Mr. Burton earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1967. He worked at radio stations in the Rio Grande Valley and at a San Antonio TV station before joining WBAP-TV in Fort Worth. He was news director for Channel 39 in Dallas before […]